Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
Wellbeing activities for families
Staff Wellbeing Update
Please see below for various sources of wellbeing support for Aurora staff:
A text service for staff who may be struggling to cope or feeling overwhelmed, run by the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.
Care First - confidential support covering a range of areas.
STAFF HELPLINES AND WEBSITES
Free support line for all staff working in the education sector, confidential help and support, no matter what the problem. Help with mental health issues, financial, relationships, work. See website for more information.
Text: 07909 341229 Phone: 08000 562561
Mind Infoline gives confidential support and information on lots of mental health related issues including where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind also has a network of nearly 200 local Mind associations providing local services. Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself, a safe place to listen, share and be heard.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Mon-Fri except bank holidays)
Online community: https://www.elefriends.org.uk/
Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line
Provides expert mental health information & advice on practical issues. They also give help to carers, health professionals, employers and staff.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (9.30am-4pm Mon-Fri except bank holidays)
Provides emotional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They allow people to talk about feelings of distress and despair and are confidential and offer non-judgemental support.
Telephone: 116 123 (Freephone 24 hours a day)
SANE Mental Health Helpline
SANE runs an out-of-hours helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. Open every day of the year from 4:30pm-10:30pm.
Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (4:30pm-10:30pm)
ChildLine is for young people up to the age of 19 to contact no matter the size of your problem. You can talk to a ChildLine counsellor about anything and this is a free, private and confidential service.
Telephone: 0800 11 11 Website: childline.org.uk
Online chat: childline.org.uk/Talk/Chat/Pages/OnlineChat.aspx